The 2002 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic head-to-head, and both teams battled 4 times. Out of the 4 game series of the 1st Round of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Orlando Magic outdueled Charlotte Hornets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Charlotte Hornets ’s 0 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Charlotte Hornets had an offensive rating of 102.0, defensive rating of 106.7, 42.0 free-throw attempts, and 10.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.3 percent clip as a team. Orlando Magic had an offensive rating of 106.7, defensive rating of 102.0, 36.0 free-throw attempts, 16.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.313 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Charlotte Hornets finished the game with a record of 101 , and Orlando Magic recorded Charlotte Hornets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Charlotte Hornets vs Orlando Magic’s based on the advanced stats,Orlando Magic had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.488 percent, Orlando Magic had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.5 vs 14.9 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic matchup of the 2002 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Elden Campbell and Tracy McGrady based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Elden Campbell for the Charlotte Hornets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 23.0 and made 12.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 11.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.255. While Tracy McGrady put up 23.0 and made 11.0, 4.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.214.